ESPA Welcomes New President and Board Members
Event Service Professionals Association (ESPA) announced Dominique Bonds as its new president, along with several new board members, during its 2024 annual conference in Indianapolis.
In her new role, Bonds will focus on building leadership within the organization while ensuring ESPA remains an inclusive advocate for all stakeholders in the hospitality industry.
“My primary goal as the incoming president is to ensure our membership, in its totality, can envision themselves in an ESPA leadership role should they choose to pursue that path,” Bonds said in a press release announcing her new position. “I’m also committed to continuing to support our targeted marketing efforts and exploring the expansion of our outreach beyond traditional organizations.”
Bonds has 25 years of experience in the hospitality industry, having served at Philadelphia’s Pennsylvania Convention Center (PCC) as the director of engagement, managing the PCC’s DEI initiatives, talent engagement and customer experience.
ESPA also elected the following new board members and officers:
Zack Davis, ESPC, CMP, CTA, Louisville Tourism
Patrick Coit, CMP, STS, Meet Boston
Joyel Oliphant, The Biltmore Company
Molly Self, CMP, Arlington CVB
Adrienne Terry, Chattanooga Tourism Co.